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  1. Jack Huston lands lead role in MGM's 'Ben-Hur' remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... role of the Jewish prince, Judah Ben-Hur. Charlton Heston played the role in William Wyler's 1959 film , which won 11 Oscars, including Best Actor (Heston) and Best Picture. The story is based on Gen. Lew Wallace's iconic novel, which was also ...


  2. 's 2014 Best Dressed List: Who Took the Top Spot?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | People

    ... Woman Lupita Nyong'o is featured, thanks to her amazing red carpet reign this award season - that "Nairobi" blue Oscars dress alone still has us daydreaming. And for the first time, we had a very special teen tie between Kiernan Shipka, 14, and ...


  3. Oscars: Panama Selects 'Invasion' for Foreign-Language CategoryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Panama has picked Invasion , Abner Benaim 's doc about the country's collective memory of the 1989 U.S. invasion, as its candidate for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Language Film category. This is the first time Panama has submitted a film to the Academy Awards, a natural result of the growing expansion the Panamanian film industry has experienced in recent years after a new film law came into effect in 2002.


  4. Watch the Academy Award-Winning Short by 'The Maze Runner' Director Wes BallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

    ... winner at the Student Academy Awards. But don't let the "student" part of this prize, which like the professional Oscars are given by AMPAS, make it any less significant. A lot of great filmmakers have started their careers with this honor, ...


  5. a Chaveza film sets theater on new courseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    ... International Film Festival, which wrapped up Sunday. Also, he's looking at films that aim to get nominated for the Oscars, which are held in February, but might not win because of limited release. “Boyhood,” which stars Ellar ...


  6. Leonardo DiCaprio named U.N. messenger of peace for climateRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | UAport

    Reuters Leonardo DiCaprio, best actor nominee for his role in ''The Wolf of Wall Street'' arrives on the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014.


  7. There's Going to Be a Ben-Hur Remake Starring Jack HustonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Time

    ... Night Watch and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter will take on the challenge of remaking the 1959 classic, which won 11 Oscars, including Best Picture. Bekmambetov will begin filming in Europe next year, and the movie is scheduled to be released on ...


  8. Bollywood's 'Khoobsurat,' 'Daawat-E-Ishq' to battle at box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Though it already owns major Indian film studio UTV, Disney is releasing a handful of Bollywood movies under its own banner, this weekend marking one of the first. Khoobsurat , which means beautiful, is a remake of a 1980 movie by the same name about a young woman who stirs up trouble in a strict family, convincing them with her vivacious spirit that it's okay to speak one's mind and bend the rules.


  9. Latvia Selects 'Rocks in My Pockets' As Foreign-Language Oscar EntryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cartoon Brew

    The country of Latvia has selected Signe Baumane's Rocks in My Pockets as its entry for the best foreign-language category of the Oscars. Baumane's uncompromisingly personal mixed-media animated feature explores the history of depression in her family.


  10. 'Ben-Hur' Remake: 'Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston Lands Title RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Deadline

    ... one that brought a Best Actor Academy Award to Charlton Heston for the 1959 William Wyler-directed pic that won 11 Oscars in total. They've set a February 26, 2016, release date on the epic film, which has a script by Keith Clarke that John Ridley ...


  11. Paramount Theatre presents "All Quiet on the Western Front"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... stretches from his trench to catch a butterfly, is one of the most devastating sequences of the decade. The film won Oscars in 1930 for Best Picture and for Milestone's direction. "All Quiet on the Western Front" was ranked the seventh-best film in ...


  12. Stewart's film a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... Film Festival to win the Academy Award for best picture. Stewart's movie seems unlikely to travel as far on the Oscars trail as "Argo" did -- as a first-time director, he kept his filmmaking simple and straightforward -- but Mexican actor Gael ...


  13. Where to See the 2014 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Nominees in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Art Cinema. Unfortunately, it had a brief run and there are no indications it will return to Atlanta prior to the Oscars . (If it wins, that could change.) However, if you're willing to make the drive, The Broken Circle Breakdown is opening in ...


  14. Reporting: WikiLeaks LondonBARRING Success on Appeal, Assange is Headed Back to SwedenRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... Hathaway and James Franco had little to do with acting-and everything to do with advertising. ABC is broadcasting the Oscars, Sunday, and Hathaway and Franco are the hosts. To justify their inclusion, Sawyer led off the segment by telling us: "The ...


  15. Market MoverGIVE Me Liberty or Give Me GoogleRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2010 | American Reporter

    The so-called "Curse of the Oscars" has very strong legs. At Google you'll find 2,660,000 possible sites to read about it in just 0.26 seconds.


  16. Oscars, Renner's family on hand at State TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2010 | Examiner.com

    It's not every day that a Modesto native gets an Oscar nomination. It's rarer still when a Modesto native is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.


  17. Rhett and Scarlett return to theaters in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... event site . Released in 1939, often called the greatest year in Hollywood history, "Gone with the Wind" won eight Oscars with thirteen nominations. The Best Picture winner made icons of its stars, not only Gable, Leigh, and Leslie Howard, but also ...


  18. Toronto International Film Festival report: in defense of the long, long movieRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | SFBG Politics Blog

    ... moviegoers who went to see Guardians of the Galaxy more than once? Looking back 40 years, Milos Forman swept the Oscars with One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest , and Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975) was luring in audiences for second and third helpings. ...


  19. Twenty Years High: Bobby Black's 40 Most Infamous MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | High Times

    ... to appear before. Watch the video . Read the article . 3. Walking the red carpet at the 2006 AVN awards. Going to the Oscars of porn with a plethora of Penthouse Pets by my side-including Pet of the Year Jamie Lynn-was one of the most exciting ...


  20. Center Stage Sets AMADEUS Preshow ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The lobby of Center Stage will be transformed into the Royal Court of Vienna for an immersive preshow experience during the production run of Amadeus, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 12. As part of Center Stage's initiative to create an engaging theater experience, an 18th Century-inspired lobby designed by Baltimore-born Amadeus set designer Timothy R. Mackabee will be the setting for preshow live music performances, ensemble members getting ready in a courtier vanity room, and a commissioned video of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Music Director Marin Alsop talking about the music of Mozart, "Exploring Genius," in Center Stage's digital lobby gallery.